Gender

Eman Adel
Passant Khaled committed suicide following the online publication of fake naked photos of her. Perhaps, with her death and goodbye letter, she wished to shake up her family, her village, and Egyptian society as a whole, for them to truly feel the immense harm caused when girls are bullied and publicly shamed.
Nourhan Sharaf Eddine
The reasons for the marginalization of women are many, including the curriculum for Lebanon’s history books, which was introduced in the 1960s and has not been updated since. Nayla Hamadeh, President of the Lebanese Association for History (LAH), speaks up.
Samia Aghbari
In a tribal and conservative society such as Yemen, publishing a photo or video online of a girl without a veil, eating qat, smoking a shisha, or worse, produces a scandal that could lead to her death. Extortionists increasingly exploit this to get money or information.
Myriam Sweidan
According to the International Rescue Committee, 30,000 women became unemployed following the Beirut port explosion. According to UN Women, 51 percent of those affected concern women-headed households. Here is the story of three of them.
UN Women Lebanon
Reforms that could make more women equal to men, and less vulnerable to violence, have languished in Parliament and across institutions. Their lack of passage has entrenched gender discrimination while directly contributing to Lebanon’s situation today.
Hazem El Amin
The overthrow of Lebanon’s political elite must be accompanied by adopting a civil personal status law. If not, the solution only deals with the symptoms and not the root cause, which will expose us to the danger that the same rotten system may one day be reborn.
Maya Bu-Hasanen
“Palestinian women get cancer twice. Once through the body and once through the partner, when he abandons his wife. The latter is a fate that nearly 75 percent of women with cancer have to face.”
Maha Gazal
The Polygamy Association in Azaz is further proof of the dangers for Syrian women and illustrates the absurdity the country is facing when it comes to social and political change. As if development and a decent life start with women bargaining over being a second, third or fourth wife.
Eman Adel
Statistics of the Egyptian Ministry of Justice indicate that 35% of women who were deprived of their inheritance were subjected to physical abuse, 15% to extortion, while the remaining 50% were forced to give up their rights due to blackmail or fear for family disputes. 
Nay El-Rahi
Media coverage of women’s murders over the years has often sought to perpetuate the myth that the murderer committed his crime out of love. 
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